RACHAEL GRINHAM WINS ALEXANDRIA SPORTING CLUB OPEN

Semi-finals:
[1] Rachael Grinham (AUS) bt [4] Raneem El Weleily (EGY) 11-6, 11-5, 11-4
[2] Vanessa Atkinson (NED) bt Annie Au (HKG) 11-9, 11-3, 11-8
 
Quarter-finals:
[1] Rachael Grinham (AUS) bt [Q] Laura Hill (ENG) 11-4, 12-14, 11-8, 11-3
[4] Raneem El Weleily (EGY) bt [7] Orla Noom (NED) 11-9, 11-3, 11-3
Annie Au (HKG) bt [3] Engy Kheirallah (EGY) 3-11, 11-8, 11-7, 8-11, 11-8
[2] Vanessa Atkinson (NED) bt Lauren Siddall (ENG) 11-1, 12-10, 4-11, 8-11, 11-8
 
1st round:
[1] Rachael Grinham (AUS) bt Laura Mylotte (IRL) 11-8, 11-3, 11-8
[Q] Laura Hill (ENG) bt [5] Sarah Kippax (ENG) 11-8, 11-9, 11-13, 14-12
[4] Raneem El Weleily (EGY) bt [Q] Heba El Torky (EGY) 11-3, 11-4, 10-12, 11-9
[7] Orla Noom (NED) bt Elise Ng (HKG) 11-5, 11-5, 11-7
Annie Au (HKG) bt [6] Christina Mak (HKG) 11-6, 11-7, 11-5
[3] Engy Kheirallah (EGY) bt [Q] Eman El Amir (EGY) 11-3, 11-8, 11-4
Lauren Siddall (ENG) bt [8] Alana Miller (CAN) 10-12, 11-5, 11-7, 11-8
[2] Vanessa Atkinson (NED) bt [Q] Nour El Tayeb (EGY) 7-11, 11-9, 11-5, 8-11, 11-5
 
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Alexandria Sporting Club Open, Alexandria, Egypt  
Final:
[1] Rachael Grinham (AUS) bt [2] Vanessa Atkinson (NED) 11-5, 11-2, 20-18
 
After surviving a marathon third game tie-break, Australia's World Champion Rachael Grinham beat former World Champion Vanessa Atkinson 11-5 11-2 20-18 in the final of the Women's Alexandria Sporting Club Open to retain her title in the $25,000 WISPA World Tour squash event at the Alexandria Sporting Club in Alexandria, Egypt.